Jesus Loves Me

Let the shadows round me gather

Author: Robert Lowry
Tune: [Let the shadows round me gather]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Let the shadows round me gather,
And the day
Pass away—
Jesus Loves me.

2 Though the tide of sorrow whelm me,
In the flow
This I know—
Jesus Loves me.

3 Dearest earthly friends may leave me;
He, my own,
Stays alone—
Jesus Loves me.

4 Neither sin nor death can fright me;
Jesus died,
He’ll provide—
Jesus Loves me.

Source: The Bright Array #135

Author: Robert Lowry

Robert Lowry was born in Philadelphia, March 12, 1826. His fondness for music was exhibited in his earliest years. As a child he amused himself with the various musical instruments that came into his hands. At the age of seventeen he joined the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, and soon became an active worker in the Sunday-school as teacher and chorister. At the age of twenty-two he gave himself to the work of the ministry, and entered upon a course of study at the University of Lewisburg, Pa. At the age of twenty-eight he was graduated with the highest honors of his class. In the same year of his graduation, he entered upon the work of the ministry. He served as pastor at West Chester, Pa., 1851-1858; in New York City, 1859-1861;… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Let the shadows round me gather
Title: Jesus Loves Me
Author: Robert Lowry
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Jesus loves me, always loves me
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Bright Array #135

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